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Cherokee High Sch (leave a review)
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+1 (256) 359-4434

850 High School Dr

Cherokee, Alabama


About Cherokee High Sch
7th Grade - 12th Grade

Cherokee High Sch is one of 8 schools found in the Colbert County district of Alabama.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from 7th Grade to 12th Grade and has an enrolment of 260 students - compared to other schools in Alabama, this is a relatively average sized school.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

At Cherokee High Sch, the average teaching salary of $48,086 is lower than the Alabama state average of $50,474.

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Funding per pupil


Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Cherokee High Sch 260$10,93814$48,0860.20
Cherokee Elem Sch (0.27 miles) 339$9,64116$52,1270.29
Waterloo High Sch (12.05 miles) 329$12,65815$66,7400.11
Central High Sch (13.09 miles) 1342$9,00918$50,4940.17
New Bethel Elem Sch (13.39 miles) 145$10,96914$52,1370.09
Iuka Middle School (13.43 miles) 363$6,62517$44,1190.12

Cherokee High Sch

Number of pupils260
Funding per pupil$10,938
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$48,086
Diversity index0.20

Cherokee Elem Sch (0.27 miles)

Number of pupils339
Funding per pupil$9,641
Pupils per teacher16
Average teacher salary$52,127
Diversity index0.29

Waterloo High Sch (12.05 miles)

Number of pupils329
Funding per pupil$12,658
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$66,740
Diversity index0.11

Central High Sch (13.09 miles)

Number of pupils1342
Funding per pupil$9,009
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$50,494
Diversity index0.17

New Bethel Elem Sch (13.39 miles)

Number of pupils145
Funding per pupil$10,969
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$52,137
Diversity index0.09

Iuka Middle School (13.43 miles)

Number of pupils363
Funding per pupil$6,625
Pupils per teacher17
Average teacher salary$44,119
Diversity index0.12
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Rankings within Alabama
There are 1,519 schools in Alabama. Rankings don't always go up to 1,519 because some schools have missing data.
1172ndlargest school
1049thhighest number of FTE teachers
253rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
695thhighest average teaching salary
535thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
444thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
976thhighest diversity index
133rdhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

7th Grade - 12th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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